Altana Wealth, the credit, currency and special situations-focused hedge fund led by former Trafalgar Asset Managers co-founder Lee Robinson, is circling the restructuring and consolidation opportunities arising from the rebound in demand for oil and gas post-Covid.
Established in 1984, multi-strategy alternative investment manager and opportunistic credit investor Corbin Capital Partners today manages more than USD9 billion in assets across a broad range of commingled and bespoke portfolios.
Currency-focused investment manager Millennium Global Investments has launched a new systematic long/short currency hedge fund strategy to tap into burgeoning demand for non-correlated returns in what it calls a “favourable” investment environment.
By Don Steinbrugge (pictured), Agecroft Partners – The next 15 months will be the greatest asset raising environment in the history of the hedge fund industry and potentially a once-in-a-career opportunity for managers to grow assets. The strength of asset flows to managers will be much stronger than many industry professionals expect and potentially surpass USD1 trillion.
The fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic continues to reshape the global macroeconomic and geopolitical landscape, driving both uncertainty as well as opportunity for macro managers – and the Best Macro Hedge Fund category at this year’s Hedgeweek Americas Awards will honour those managers who have successfully steered their strategies through the assortment of rapidly-evolving macro trends.
“Dig deeper”: Why Syz Capital is looking beyond hedge funds and private equity in hunt for uncorrelated returns
Investors must look beyond hedge funds and private equity in their quest for uncorrelated returns, according to Marc Syz (pictured), co-founder and managing partner at Syz Capital, who believes niche assets – such as litigation finance and life settlements – can offer investors improved portfolio diversification.
Allocators are blurring the boundaries between the hedge fund and private equity sides of their portfolios, as once strictly segmented alternatives buckets begin to blend, according to investment firm Cambridge Associates.
Los Angeles-based TrueRisk Capital is a newly-established fully-systematic CTA manager which trades a range of algorithm-based options and futures strategies developed by co-founder and chief quant Rito Bhattacharyya over the course of almost nine years.
As global economies remain finely balanced between reopening and containing Covid-19 variants, metals and mining-focused hedge fund Delbrook Capital is positioning its portfolio for fresh market volatility up ahead.
Launched in the immediate aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis, pioneering credit-focused hedge fund manager Sancus Capital Management has built a formidable decade-plus track record in the market, and more recently broadened its focus into CLO management.
The “fluidity” of virtual conferencing has proved a “silver lining” during the pandemic, optimising allocator time during the investor due diligence process, according to new research by alternatives-focused software-as-a-service and data management company Vidrio Financial.
Non-profits in the US are allocating more to hedge funds, yet private markets remain a favourite, according to TIFF Investment Management (TIFF), an outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO) serving the non-profit sector.
With CTAs and trend-following managers maintaining their positive run this year after enduring a turbulent and unpredictable 2020, the Best CTA Hedge Fund category at this year’s Hedgeweek Americas Awards will highlight how such strategies are successfully positioning for trends as markets continue on their rollercoaster ride.
By Juan Cruz (pictured), Founding Partner and CIO, Cygnus Asset Management – On the path towards a net zero emissions world, some sectors will multiply their activity (multiples), others will reduce it substantially (fractions), and others will disappear (zeros). How can hedge funds and other asset managers navigate the emerging investment opportunities?
With hedge funds’ year-to-date returns rebounding back into double-digit territory, new industry data published on Monday shows how emerging markets managers are helping to galvanise the industry and fuel recent gains.
CTAs and trend-following hedge fund strategies have experienced a sluggish start to September, having had a disappointing August in what Société Générale describes as a “challenging environment” for the sector.
London-based crypto hedge fund Nickel Digital Asset Management has seen its assets soar some 260 per cent this year, as its range of cryptocurrency-focused strategies have generated gains throughout the sector’s rollercoaster ride.
The rise of alternative data, and the exponential growth of new datasets, continues to influence the decision-making process for hedge funds and other asset managers across the investment spectrum.
The boom in online retail during Covid-19 is substantially reshaping the UK’s consumer sector, but Toscafund Asset Management’s Savvas Savouri believes e-commerce sales may peak sooner rather later as restrictions finally end.
‘Full steam ahead’: How fund managers can best prepare for “transformational” middle office outsourcing
A new in-depth white paper by SEI sets out how the fund management industry can best address the often complex and challenging process of middle office outsourcing, particularly in the rapidly-altered Covid-19 working environment.
Global macro hedge funds remain well-placed to benefit from investment themes arising from fragmented recoveries and diverging macroeconomic policies in the coming months – despite recent slim returns and allocator outflows over the summer.
Managed futures hedge funds ended July in positive territory, with cryptocurrency-based strategies fuelling the rise, new data published by BarclayHedge shows.